Colossians 3:1-13 NAS

Put On the New Self

1 Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

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2 Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.

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    • a 3:2 - Or "Be intent on"
      3 For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

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      4 When Christ, who is our life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory.

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          5 Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.

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            • b 3:5 - Lit "put to death the members which are upon the earth"
            • c 3:5 - Lit "fornication"
            • d 3:5 - Lit "is"
              6 For it is because of these things that the wrath of God will come upon the sons of disobedience,

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                • e 3:6 - Two early mss do not contain "upon the sons of disobedience"
                  7 and in them you also once walked, when you were living in them.

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                    • f 3:7 - Or "among these"
                      8 But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.

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                      9 Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old self with its evil practices,

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                        • g 3:9 - Or "Stop lying"
                        • h 3:9 - Gr "anthropos"
                          10 and have put on the new self who is being renewed to a true knowledge according to the image of the One who created him-

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                          11 a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all.

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                            • j 3:11 - I.e. those who were not Greeks, either by birth or by culture
                              12 So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;

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                                • k 3:12 - I.e. forbearance toward others
                                  13 bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever * has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.

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